Avignon berry
Avignon berry A`vignon" ber"ry (Bot.) The fruit of the {Rhamnus infectorius}, eand of other species of the same genus; -- so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also {French berry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • avignon berry — noun or avignon grain əˈvinyən Usage: usually capitalized A Etymology: from Avignon, France : any of several buckthorn berries from France called also French berry; compare persian berry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Avignon berry — noun The fruit of rock buckthorn aka Avignon buckthorn, Rhamnus saxafilis aka Rhamnus infectorius and of other species of the same genus, used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Syn: French berry …   Wiktionary

  • Avignon — noun A city in Provence, France. See Also: Avignon berry …   Wiktionary

  • avignon grain — noun see avignon berry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Avignon in der Literatur — bezieht sich auf das Wirken der französischen Stadt Avignon in der Literatur in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. Avignon und der Papstpalast (Avignon) dienten schon häufig als Schauplatz literarischer Handlungen, insbesondere in der französischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Avignon — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Avignon (homonymie). 43° 57′ 00″ N 4° 49′ 01″ E …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Berry, Jean de France, duc de — ▪ French prince (duke of) born Nov. 30, 1340, Vincennes, Fr. died June 15, 1416, Paris       third son of King John II the Good of France and a leading patron of the arts; he controlled at least one third of the territory of France during the… …   Universalium

  • French berry — Avignon berry A vignon ber ry (Bot.) The fruit of the {Rhamnus infectorius}, eand of other species of the same genus; so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also {French berry} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persian berry — Persian berry, also called Avignon berry or French berry, is the fruit of the Avignon Buckthorn ( Rhamnus saxatilis ), a species of buckthorn, used for dyeing yellow. References * [http://www.pgdp.net/c/project.php?id=projectID45850c63d151d|Cooley… …   Wikipedia

  • french berry — noun Usage: usually capitalized F : avignon berry * * * French berry noun The berry of a species of buckthorn, used as a yellow dye • • • Main Entry: ↑French …   Useful english dictionary

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